The Federal government has reassured Nigerians that it was pulling all the strings that it could afford to ensure the release of the last Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, who is still in the captivity of Boko Haram insurgents.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister for Information and Culture gave gave this assurance during the 100 years celebration of St. Andrews Catholic Church, Oro, his home town near Ilorin in Kwara state
The Minister in his conversation with newsmen after the centenary anniversary thanksgiving mass said Leah’s release was a priority to the federal government.
“Nigerians should appreciate that any of our citizens, either boy or girl, Muslim or Christian is dear to us.
“We do not look at Leah Sharibu either as Christian or Muslim, but as a precious daughter of the country.
“We are doing our best to ensure her safe release and be reunited with her family members,” he said.
Boko Haram abducted Leah Sharibu and 109 other girls from their school in Dapchi on February 19, 2018.